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Sword of Sherwood Forest (1960)

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The sheriff of Nottingham plots to confiscate the estate of the Lord of Bortrey, who has died on Crusade. The Archbishop of Canterbury speaks against this plot, and the sheriff plans to ... See full summary »

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Richard Greene ...
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Niall MacGinnis ...
Friar Tuck (as Niall McGinnis)
Richard Pasco ...
Edward, Earl of Newark
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Archbishop of Canterbury Hubert Walter
Sarah Branch ...
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Vanda Godsell ...
The Prioress
Edwin Richfield ...
The Sheriff's Lieutenant
Charles Lamb ...
Old Bowyer
Dennis Lotis ...
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The sheriff of Nottingham plots to confiscate the estate of the Lord of Bortrey, who has died on Crusade. The Archbishop of Canterbury speaks against this plot, and the sheriff plans to eliminate him. Robin Hood pretends to undertake the assassination of the Archbishop for the plotters; Maid Marion, meeting him thinks him the leader of a gang of murderers, and leads him into a trap. Written by Bruce Cameron <dumarest@midcoast.com>

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"NEW and Greatest Adventures of Robin Hood... The World's Most Renowned Swordsman!"

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25 January 1961 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Das Schwert des Robin Hood  »

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Oliver Reed's voice is not heard; he's dubbed throughout by another (anonymous) actor attempting to sound like Reed's normal voice. Reed's own voice is heard in the film's trailer, where he adopts a very camp lisping French accent. See more »

Goofs

It is fairly obvious that the film was made in Ireland and that much of the smaller part casting was done there; the people in the inn in Bawtry and the nuns in the priory all spoke with Irish accents. See more »

Crazy Credits

The movie begins and ends with a short song so as to be consistent with the TV series. The song at the end of the movie goes something like this: "And so Robin and his lady/returned to Sherwood Forest,/There to stay evermore." See more »

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Version of When Things Were Rotten (1975) See more »

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Troubadour Songs
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Written by Stanley Black
Sung by Dennis Lotis
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Bought it in the bargain pile.....only one good thing about this film...
15 July 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

...and that is looking at the main actress Sarah branch who plays maid Marian. she is just oh so beautiful and its a shame she didn't do much acting work, even if she wasn't that great, i thought she was one of the most beautiful hammer women and i wish she did more films. other then that, the film like others have said is not nearly on par with other hammer productions. this was pretty boring and at times just plain silly. but I'm glad i got to see this for peter cushing cuz he is always good. i think this must have been one of his few villain roles, i always see him as the hero. anyway, thats all, worth a watch if you like these films, which i do.


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